Grey Box™Westringia fruticosa ‘WES04’
- NGIA Plant of the Year 2015
- Perfect native compliment to Ozbreed Aussie Box®
- Extremely compact form
Description: Grey Box™ Westringia provides great colour contrast with grey foliage and white flowers from September – May.
Great as a hedge or left unpruned in its natural ball shape. A great drought tolerant alternative to English Box.
Size: 30 – 45cm high x 30 – 45cm wide unpruned; 30cm high x 30cm wide pruned.
Planting Density: 3-6 plants per m², 2-3 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Hedges, borders, containers and mass plantings.
Position: Full sun to light shade. Suits most soil types. Tolerates frost and drought.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). If required use slow release fertiliser in spring.
Leave unpruned in its tidy natural shape or prune to shape 1-3 times a year after flowering (this depends on your requirements, more frequent pruning will provide a tidier shape).
Where it works: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.